Kelli Goss, AIA, Esq

General Counsel

With an impressive career spanning over 25 years, Kelli Goss brings a distinctive skill set that encompasses both architecture and law. She holds a North Carolina Registered Architect license as well as membership in the North Carolina State Bar. Kelli is skilled in project management for architectural and construction projects and navigating complex legal issues. She is admitted to practice law in North Carolina State and Federal Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and the Federal Circuit, and she is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court. She has held leadership roles in organizations like the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law and the North Carolina Bar Association Construction Law Section. Kelli has received numerous accolades for her achievements, including being named a 2015 Class of American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Diversity Fellow. Her career reflects a strong blend of architectural and legal expertise, particularly in construction law and government contracts.

As General Counsel, Kelli is responsible for overseeing and advising on all legal aspects and risk assessment of our operations.


JD, Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
MArch, Architecture, North Carolina State University School of Design
BA, Visual Design, Dartmouth College


How did you get into a career in construction?

As an architect, I performed construction administration on all the projects that I designed and enjoyed working with contractors and being on the job site.

What is something interesting about yourself that nobody would know?

I started taking saxophone lessons during the pandemic.

What are some of your hobbies?

I am an avid runner and cyclist.

What is your dream vacation/favorite travel spot?

Hiking and cycling in the U.S. National Parks.